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Overview of the Network Administration feature on the Linksys app for Linksys Mesh routers

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The Network Administration feature of the Linksys Mesh router provides information about your Wi-Fi, a list of the parent and child nodes and routers, firmware version, time zone, and IP details.  You can also restart your device in this section.  This article will give you an overview of the Network Administration feature on the Linksys app for Linksys Mesh routers.
 


To go to the Network Administration page, you have to log in to the Linksys app first.  For instructions, click here.  Then, tap the Menu icon at the upper-left corner of the screen and then tap Network Administration.

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Setting
Description
Parent router
If you have a Linksys Mesh router configured as the parent router and another Linksys Mesh router set up as child, the first one on the list is the parent router.  Tap on the first router to view the following information:
  • Name of the parent router
  • Serial Number
  • Model Number
  • Firmware Version
  • LAN and WAN IP Addresses
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Child nodes and routers
Tap on the second or any of the succeeding routers and nodes on the screen to view the following information:
  • Name of the child node or router
  • Serial Number
  • Model Number
  • Firmware Version
  • LAN IP Address
  • Name of the parent router the child node or router is connected to
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Change Router Password and Hint
Tap this to change the network’s admin password.  You may use this password to:
  • Log in with the Linksys app locally without using your Linksys server account
  • Access the web interface of the router
Automatic Firmware Update
By default, the Automatic Firmware Update setting is ON.

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Time Zone
This displays the current time zone set.  Tap on the arrow icon to make changes.

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Diagnostic Information
The Diagnostic Information is ON by default.
Manually report
a specific issue
Tap Report to report a specific issue.  Select the issue that best describes the problem, enter your feedback, and click Send.
IP Details
This section displays a summary of your IP Details.
  • Connection Type
  • IP address (WAN)
  • IP addresses (LAN) of child nodes and routers
Restart Router
You can restart your device through the Linksys app.

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